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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

COVID-19: 783 new confirmed cases in Ireland

The Department of Health has confirmed a further 783 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

No information surrounding deaths associated with the virus has been released due to the cyber attack on the HSE.


The Department has further confirmed that there are currently 73 patients in Irish hospitals with Covid-19, with 20 in ICU.

Yesterday, there were 62 patients in Irish hospitals with Covid-19, with 17 in intensive care units.

In Northern Ireland, there has been a further 636 cases of Covid-19 reported.


One further person diagnosed with the virus has died.


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